Community Outreach
Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 - Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Holiday poetry reading and sing along at Sunrise Assisted Living Facility Read more >

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Join us December 7th us for a round-robin poetry reading in the beautiful Green Cay Wetlands Nature Preserve. We will spend a lovely afternoon reading poetry informally around the circle in the Green Cay Club House Community Room. Please bring up to four poems (favorites, or your own) to share with the group. *Please bring a light wrap or jacket as the room may be cold. **Please be prompt as we will start to read at 12:30. Read more >

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 12:30pm - 2:30pm

EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO IMPENDING STORM. SEE OUR DECEMBER 7 EVENT. Join us October 5th us for a round-robin poetry reading in the beautiful Green Cay Wetlands Nature Preserve. We will spend a lovely afternoon reading poetry informally around the circle in the Green Cay Club House Community Room. Please bring up to four poems (favorites, or your own) to share with the group. *Please bring a light wrap or jacket as the room may be cold. **Please be prompt as we will start to read at 12:30. Read more >

Saturday, October 1st, 2016 - Friday, December 2nd, 2016

The Palm Beach Poetry Festival invites all Palm Beach County high school students to send in one original poem. The winner will receive $200 and a pair of tickets to the Sizzling Spoken Word Performance Event featuring The Mayhem Poets: Mason Granger & Scott Raven. The four runners up will each receive $100 and a pair of tickets to Sizzling Spoken Word Performance Event. All winners receive a one-year subscription to Poets and Writers Literary Journal All of the prize-winning poems will be posted on the festival website: palmbeachpoetryfestival.org and will be included in press releases Prize winners will be invited … Read more >

Saturday, September 24th, 2016 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Join us to participate in the largest poetry reading in history! Saturday, September 24th, The Palm Beach Poetry Festival will be hosting our fifth annual open-mic in partnership with 100 Thousand Poets for Change. This is a global happening taking place at the same time in over 800 venues in 115 countries! Poets will read and perform work simultaneously across the planet to promote social, political, environmental sustainability, and change, simultaneously across the planet. You are welcome to read your own work or your favorite poems by other poets. Between poetry readings, special guest musicians will play songs for peace. Attendees are welcome … Read more >

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Join us June 8th us for a round-robin poetry reading in the beautiful Green Cay Wetlands Nature Preserve. We will spend a lovely afternoon reading poetry informally around the circle in the Green Cay Club House Community Room. Please bring up to four poems (favorites, or your own) to share with the group. *Please bring a light wrap or jacket as the room may be cold. **Please be prompt as we will start to read at 12:30. Read more >

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 10:30am - 12:30pm

Save Wednesday, June 1st and join us as we share the love of poetry at our annual summertime poetry reading at Sunrise Assisted Living Facility. The festival’s poetry troupe will take to the mic to read poems of summer, heat, and blossoms. Our volunteers are also known to sing romantic songs of yesteryear. Please bring 5 (single page) poems, your own or your favorites. Feel free to sing some golden oldie love songs related to the theme of summer, as this group really responds to the lyrics and poetry of music! Sunrise always has a large audience to welcome us. I hope you will join … Read more >

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm

Join us to share the love of poetry at our Valentine’s Day Reading at Sunrise Assisted Living Facility. Our poetry troupe will take to the mic to read poems of love and sing some romantic songs of yesteryear for the residents. Please bring 5 (single page) poems, your own or your favorites. Feel free to sing some golden oldie love songs. This group responds to the lyrics and poetry of music! This event will be held in the Brighton Gardens building farthest to the right of the Main Entrance. To RSVP, contact Dr. Blaise Allen, Director of Community Outreach, at DrBlaiseAllen@aol.com. Read more >

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Join us for a round-robin open reading in the beautiful Green Cay Wetlands Nature Preserve. We will spend a lovely afternoon reading poetry round-robin style in Green Cay Club House Community Room. Please bring up to four poems (favorites, or your own) to share with the group. Please bring a light wrap or jacket as the room may be cold. Please be prompt as we will start to read at 12:30. This event is free to everyone! Feel free to invite guests, we love an audience! Green Cay Wetlands Community Room Green Cay Preserve Nature Center 12800 Hagan Ranch Road, Boynton Beach, FL 33437 … Read more >

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 - Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

The Palm Beach Poetry Festival invites all Palm Beach County High School Students to send in one original poem. The winner will receive $100 and a pair of tickets to the Coffee House Performance event, featuring Dominique Christina and Marc Kelly Smith The four runners up will each receive $25 and a pair of tickets to the Coffee House Performance Event All winners receive a one-year subscription to Poets and Writers Literary Journal All of the prize-winning poems will be posted on the festival website: palmbeachpoetryfestival.org and will be included in press releases Prize winners will be invited to participate … Read more >